MVP Seminars Keynote Speakers & Business Trainers

Matt Episcopo

A highly decorated law enforcement veteran and the author of “How To Gain The Upper Hand, P.O.W.E.R. Tactics That Get Leaders Results” I have taken my structure, discipline and training and helped thousands of people just like you.

Keynote Topics: Leadership, Persuasion, Sales and getting the upperhand,
Business Training Topics: Leadership, Negotiation, Business Training,

Since he was a young boy, Matt Episcopo consistently went out of his way to help others. At the age of 16, he joined the volunteer fire department. At 21, He joined the Sheriff’s Office; retiring at the age of 42 as the highest decorated law enforcement officer in the county. Regularly putting his life on the line for others from a young age, forced him to sharpen his communication and persuasion skills- his life depended on it.

Today, this Medal of Honor recipient helps business leaders and individuals reach their goals by teaching leadership, persuasion and communication tactics that he learned under fire.

You can have a huge advantage and gain the upper hand in any situation too. That’s why companies like Toyota, Microsoft, Ogilvy, Home Depot and others trust Matt Episcopo.

More than 3,000 hours of specialized police training, including: -FEMA IS100, 200, 700 & 800

Supervisory Training

Conducting employee performance appraisals

Establishing meaningful performance measures

Criminal Investigative Analysis

Interview and Interrogations

Criminal Investigations

Death Investigations

Sex Crime Investigations

Major Crime Investigations

Federal Bureau of Investigation Advanced Fingerprint Training

Col. Henry F. Williams Homicide Seminar (by invitation-only)

Attended Delaware County Law Enforcement Academy while employed full time (Appointed Class Captain.)


Success begins before you walk through the door. Whether you’re talking about negotiations, networking, presentations or sales, you are set up for success or failure before the encounter even occurs. People are judged within the first seven seconds. Fair? No. True? Absolutely.

Duration: 60-90 Minutes Dress For Success

Matt teaches an easy to implement formula to ‘Dress for Success” based on research, indicating what factors are present on a person’s dress, that make them appear more credible. Credibility=trust=desired result.

Greeting Sequence In Western culture, the handshake is a key point of contact. What does your handshake convey about you? Matt breaks down the full-body language and techniques behind a good handshake, which sets you up for success. He also teaches participants how to respond to poor handshakes like the limp fish and overly aggressive.

Take Command Of The Situation

You establish yourself as a leader or follower by a few very subtle clues that your body language and actions leak. Learn what they are and how to take control of them- to establish yourself as the leader in every interaction.


Networking is more than a social activity. It is a top lead generator for new business clients, partners and talent. Learn the body language secrets that make your networking efforts the most effective. Debunk the myth of the 30-second elevator pitch and watch your business soar.

Duration: 60-90 Minutes

Setting The Stage

Proper preparation and plan attack for a networking opportunity

Reading And Decoding Body Language

learn who to approach, how to read their minds and determine if they are a qualified lead

Making Your “Pitch”

Learn an effective way to present your work/topic/product in a way that is comfortable, natural and easy to convey. Matt will work with you to build a custom training program for your business, that can include any of the topics below:

Point Of Impact

Make a strong first impression and establish yourself as a leader. Includes confidence and preparation, credible personal appearance and powerful greeting sequence.

Body Language

Learn to and decode the secrets of body language, to maximize effective communication.

Build Rapport

Learn an easy way to build rapport to enhance relationships under any situation.

Persuasion Process

How to convince others towards your desired result.


Learn effective techniques for this real-time lead generator, including proper preparation and plan attack for a networking opportunity; reading and decoding body language to qualify leads and making your “pitch”.

Testimonial Acquisition

Your sales or outreach team will learn easy-to-use, effective ways to gain testimonials and using them to your advantage.

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